Louisville and Nashville Passenger Station and Express Building

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Louisville and Nashville Passenger Station and Express Building
Pensacola L&N depot01.jpg
The depot in 2008.
Louisville and Nashville Passenger Station and Express Building is located in Florida
Louisville and Nashville Passenger Station and Express Building
Louisville and Nashville Passenger Station and Express Building is located in the US
Louisville and Nashville Passenger Station and Express Building
Location 239 N. Alcaniz St., Pensacola, Florida
Coordinates 30°25′2″N 87°12′36″W / 30.41722°N 87.21000°W / 30.41722; -87.21000Coordinates: 30°25′2″N 87°12′36″W / 30.41722°N 87.21000°W / 30.41722; -87.21000
Area 3.3 acres (1.3 ha)
Architect Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.
Architectural style Spanish Mission and Italianate elements, Prairie School
NRHP Reference # 79000670[1]
Added to NRHP June 11, 1979


The Louisville and Nashville Passenger Station and Express Building is a historic Louisville and Nashville Railroad depot in Pensacola, Florida. It is located at 239 North Alcaniz Street.[1]

The building was constructed between 1912 and 1913 with elements of Prairie School, Spanish Mission, and Italianate architectural styles.[2][3]

On June 11, 1979, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.[4]

In 1984, the depot was refurbished and incorporated into the Pensacola Grand Hotel (now the Crowne Plaza Pensacola Grand Hotel) that was built just behind it. The renovation of the depot was a painstaking process that used as much of the original material as possible. The building houses the lobby, shops, restaurant and meeting rooms of the hotel. The hotel has housed two Presidents of the United States, including President Barack Obama in 2010.[5][6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Escambia County listings at National Register of Historic Places
  2. ^ Escambia County listings
  3. ^ L & N Passenger Terminal
  4. ^ Crowne Plaza information sheet on the Passenger Depot located at the hotel's web site.